A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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  1. What motivated the exodus of Indochinese refugees to Canada?
  2. What is the origin of the term "Boat People"?
  3. What sort of support helped the Lais settle in Canada?
  4. What difficulties did the Lais have in getting used to Canada?
  5. Why was it harder for the parents than the children to adapt?
  6. What cultural traditions did the Lai and Bessai families share in getting to know each other?
  7. How did the Lai brothers establish themselves economically?
  8. What is a key difference between the Lai family and the traditional Canadian family?
  9. Why does Binh Lai work so hard and save his money?
  10. How have the Lais and the Bessais stayed in touch?